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Table 4 Phenotypic (rp) correlation coefficients among all studied traits of cotton genotypes across two seasons

From: Genetic variability and association between oil and economic traits for some new Egyptian cotton genotypes

  LCY (k/f) BW (g) SI (g) EI (g) EO% EOI (g)
SCY (k/f) 0.96** − 0.27 0.3 0.31 − 0.01 0.21
0.99** (− 0.54)* 0.04 0.0.04 − 0.06 0.02
LCY (k/f)   − 0.24 0.33 0.33 0.1 0.3
  (− 0.49*) 0.02 0.02 − 0.04 0.01
BW (g)    − 0.23 − 0.23 − 0.01 − 0.16
   − 0.38 − 0.38 0.12 − 0.31
SI (g)     1.00** 0.04 0.71**
    1.00** 0.04 0.93**
EI (g)      0.04 0.71**
     0.04 0.93**
EO (%)       0.73**
      0.41
  1. Scy seed cotton yield (k/f), Lcy lint cotton yield (k/f), BW boll weight (g), SI seed index (g), EI embryo index (g), EO embryo oil percentage (%), EOI embryo oil index (g)
  2. *, **Significant differences at 0.05 and 0.01 levels of probability, respectively